Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Raleigh

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List of Raleigh bands, listed by their level of fame. This Raleigh musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Raleigh bands are included, as well as many Raleigh musicians of underground status. This list of Raleigh musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Raleigh bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

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Ryan Adams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Raleigh
Ryan Adams Rock music, Heavy metal, Alternative rock David Ryan Adams is an American singer-songwriter, musician and producer. He is best known for his prolific solo career, and as a former member of alternative country band Whiskeytown, with whom ...more

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Alesana is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Raleigh
Alesana Pop punk, Rock music, Emo Alesana is an American melodic metalcore band from Raleigh, North Carolina. Formed in 2004, the group is currently signed to Revival Recordings and Artery Recordings and have released two EP's ...more

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Corrosion of Conformity is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Raleigh
Corrosion of Conformity Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Rock music Corrosion of Conformity is an American heavy metal band from Raleigh, North Carolina formed in 1982. For almost the majority of its existence, the band has consisted of guitarist Woody ...more

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Clay Aiken is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Raleigh
Clay Aiken Pop music, Contemporary Christian music, Pop rock Clayton Holmes "Clay" Aiken is an American singer, songwriter, television personality, actor, author, politician and activist. Aiken was the 2014 Democratic nominee in the North ...more

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Doug Aldrich is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Raleigh
Doug Aldrich Heavy metal, Hard rock Doug Aldrich, is a Los Angeles-based hard rock guitarist. He founded the band Burning Rain with Keith St. John in 1998 and has played previously with the bands Whitesnake, Dio, Lion, Hurricane, ...more

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The Foreign Exchange is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Raleigh
The Foreign Exchange Hip hop music, Neo soul, Electronic dance music The Foreign Exchange is an R&B/electronica/hip hop duo consisting of the American rapper/singer Phonte Coleman and the Dutch record producer Nicolay.

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Tift Merritt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Raleigh
Tift Merritt Rock music, Folk music, Alternative country Catherine Tift Merritt is an American singer-songwriter, musician and North Carolina native. With her longtime band, she has built what has been called a "unique" and critically ...more

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Mike Connell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Raleigh
Mike Connell Jangle pop, Rock music, Power pop Michael "Mike" Collier Connell is the leader of The Connells, an American band from Raleigh, North Carolina. They play a guitar-oriented, melodic power pop type of rock music with ...more

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The Connells is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Raleigh
The Connells Jangle pop, Rock music, Power pop The Connells are an American band from Raleigh, North Carolina. They play a guitar-oriented, melodic, power pop style of rock music with introspective lyrics that reflect the American South. ...more

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The Accelerators is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Raleigh
The Accelerators Rock music, Rockabilly, Power pop The Accelerators were a rock 'n roll band from Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. They were formed in 1982 by singer/guitarist Gerald Duncan, and released five albums.

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Soulpreacher is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Raleigh
Soulpreacher Doom metal, Black metal, Dark metal Soulpreacher is a progressive doom metal band from Raleigh, North Carolina USA. Influenced by Pink Floyd, My Dying Bride, and Anathema, their music focuses on similar themes of isolation and ...more

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Daylight Dies is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Raleigh
Daylight Dies Doom metal, Death-doom, Melodic death metal Daylight Dies is a melodic death/doom band from North Carolina United States.

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Annuals is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Raleigh
Annuals Indie pop, Experimental rock, Alternative rock Annuals is the musical project of singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist, Adam Baker. Founded in Raleigh, North Carolina in 2002, Annuals first found success following its ...more

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Chatham County Line is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Raleigh
Chatham County Line Bluegrass Chatham County Line is an American bluegrass musical group. Formed in Raleigh, North Carolina, in 1999 from members of the band Stillhouse, the band has released seven albums including six on ...more

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Tres Chicas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Raleigh
Tres Chicas Alternative country, Country Tres Chicas are an alternative country group from Raleigh, North Carolina. The members of Tres Chicas first began singing together in 1999; their first performance was an impromptu singalong at ...more

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Birds of Avalon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Raleigh
Birds of Avalon Rock music, Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock Birds of Avalon is a rock band from Raleigh, North Carolina whose sound fuses elements of psychedelic and progressive rock. The band consists of Cheetie Kumar, David Mueller, Scott Nurkin, Paul ...more

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The Rosebuds is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Raleigh
The Rosebuds Folk music, Dance, Indie rock The Rosebuds are an indie rock band from Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. Its current members are Ivan Howard and Kelly Crisp. Billy Alphin had played drums on the album The Rosebuds Make ...more

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Whiskeytown is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Raleigh
Whiskeytown Alternative country, Country Whiskeytown was an alternative country band formed in 1994 from Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. Fronted by Ryan Adams, the group included members Caitlin Cary, Phil Wandscher, Eric ...more

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Bowerbirds is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Raleigh
Bowerbirds Indie folk, Freak folk, Nu-folk Bowerbirds are an American folk band formed in Raleigh, North Carolina in 2006. The group comprises Philip Moore, Beth Tacular and Mark Paulson. Allmusic writer Stewart Mason places their sound ...more

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The Cherry Valence is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Raleigh
The Cherry Valence Rock music, Garage rock The Cherry Valence is an American garage rock band from Raleigh, North Carolina. The group's sound is indebted to 1970s hard rock, and the group has the unusual distinction of two members who ...more

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North Carolina Symphony is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Raleigh
North Carolina Symphony Classical music The North Carolina Symphony is an American orchestra based in Raleigh, North Carolina, with sixty-six full-time musicians. The orchestra performs in Meymandi Concert Hall and performs ...more